Junior Solar Technician (Rolling 6 Month Contract)

Thetford Area

Our client is a leading renewable energy developer at with a focus on the operations and maintenance of a broad portfolio of renewable energy assets.

Their team provides a comprehensive range of Operations and Maintenance services, including all electrical and non-electrical tasks required for the efficient maintenance of operating solar farms. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Understand the company’s detailed obligations in respect of your assigned sites, and ensure, monitor and report on compliance with those obligations.
  • Be aware of HSE issues, report any on site issue to the Regional Manager and HSE Manager.
  • Supporting colleagues with scheduled maintenance and corrective maintenance works (including HV maintenance) for solar plants to ensure the successful ongoing operation of the plants.
  • Supporting colleagues with plant performance, work quality and site appearance (both electrical, landscaping, and other).
  • Maintain regular contact with the Regional Manager and Area Supervisor to coordinate site works effectively and seek guidance where required.
  • Together with other Junior & Site Technicians, effectively resolve work tickets and report back any required information to the Project Manager, Regional Manager or Area Supervisor (or other seniors where required) in a professional, complete and timely manner
  • Liaise with internal and external parties such as in-house LV, HV and Ground maintenance teams, subcontractors, Landowners and other third parties as required and directed.
  • Professionally and diligently undertake all required training and development.
  • Take part in the company’s on-call rota for non-working hours (including bank holidays and weekend).

 

Requirements

Essential

  • C&G BS7671 17th/18th edition
  • Experience of working in the electrical industry
  • Computer literate
  • Can work under own initiative and a Team Player
  • Full UK Driving License
  • Attention to detail
  • Right to work in the UK

Desirable

  • Qualifications or training in specific PV inverter technologies
  • Communications or networking qualifications
  • IOSH or NEBOSH
  • C&G 2330 level 2/3 or equivalent (NVQ3 Electrician) is desirable
  • C&G 2391 Inspection and testing
  • Some experience working on ground mounted solar farms
  • HV qualifications AP15 or OP40 or equivalent and provide a personal switching log

 

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